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Are Wine Co-Ops Creating Value?


  • Hall, John H.
  • Geyser, J.M.


This article examines introducing Economic Value Added (EVA) as a performance measure for wine cooperatives in South Africa to determine whether member's value have been created. After a thorough explanation and calculation of the components of EVA, the EVA of a number of co-operatives were calculated and analyzed. Important trends were identified, conclusions drawn and recommendations made from these results. Finally, potential improvement opportunities resulting from using EVA as a performance measure in wine cooperatives are discussed.

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  • Hall, John H. & Geyser, J.M., 2003. "Are Wine Co-Ops Creating Value?," 2003 Annual Conference, October 2-3, 2003, Pretoria, South Africa 19092, Agricultural Economic Association of South Africa (AEASA).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aeassa:19092

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